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Cannes’ Acclaimed Film ‘Masaan’ to be Released on Friday, Will it Get Same Standing Ovation?

First-time director Neeraj Ghaywan’s much acclaimed movie ‘Masaan’ is all set for release on Friday, July 24 in more than 20 cities in India. The film ‘Masaan’ was showcased at the 68th Cannes Film Festival on May 19 and it received a 5-minute long standing ovation at the end. Neeraj Ghaywan’s directorial debut ‘Masaan’ which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, ...

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‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ Crosses Rs.50-Crore Mark in 5 Days, Enters Crucial 2nd Weekend

After 5 days of running successfully in theatres, ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ has finally crossed Rs. 50 crore mark in the first five days, making it this year’s biggest and fastest earnings, in term of domestic box office collections. On its opening day, the film minted Rs.10.53 crore and on Saturday, the collections were slightly higher at Rs.12.27 crore, while Sunday ...

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‘Piku’ with Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan Set for Release Tomorrow

Another Amitabh Bachchan-starrer ‘Piku’ with Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in lead roles will hit screens tomorrow, Friday (May 8) with a storyline revolving around father and daughter with sentiments running high and low. While this is second such film by Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone in similar roles after “Aarakshan”, the daughter, whose nickname is Piku playing the role ...

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Expect ‘Transformers 5’ in June 2017, Not 2016

The fifth part of “Transformers” is scheduled to hit the screens in 2017, says Hascro chief in a statement. “Our plan with the studio and filmmakers… you may have heard that some writers are being hired and we have in fact brought in Akiva Goldsman to lead a group of writers to really create a strategic plan around ‘Transformers’,” said ...

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Govt-run Media Institute IIMC Snubs 2002 Gujarat Riots Documentary Maker

It should not come as a surprise when the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), run by the government’s I&B Ministry for training journalists and the ministry recruits, decided to cancel the invite to a speaker at the last minute citing the busy schedule of its director general. The row over the cancellation of a lecture of Gauhar Raza, a ...

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‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ film review: Punjabi-centric but sure to charge up battery in all

Rating: **** Director: Ashima Chibber Producer: Ashish Patil Cast: Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty, Ram Kapoor, Prabal Panjabi and Ravi Kishan The story line is about a father-son duo and unfolds when the teenager son, Sameer, steals a Maruti car meant for his sister as her wedding gift, to impress a girl who prefers to call herself the Shakira of Chandigarh. ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Olivia Harrison to present director Martin Scorsese with the Critics’ Award

Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Olivia Harrison will present “Hugo” director Martin Scorsese with the Critics’ Choice Music+Film Award, in addition to a special musical tribute from Bob Dylan at the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, said BFCA. The event will be hosted by comedians Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel for the fifth year and will be aired on ...

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